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Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine.
     

Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine.

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by Jennifer Li Shotz, Boaz Yakin (Screenplay by), Sheldon Lettich (Screenplay by)
 

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Now a major motion picture, this movie novelization tells the story of a canine hero.

When Justin's older brother, Kyle, is killed in Afghanistan, Justin can't believe that his brother is really gone. Except there's one thing that Kyle left behind….

Max is a highly trained military canine who has always protected his fellow soldiers. But when he loses

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Now a major motion picture, this movie novelization tells the story of a canine hero.

When Justin's older brother, Kyle, is killed in Afghanistan, Justin can't believe that his brother is really gone. Except there's one thing that Kyle left behind….

Max is a highly trained military canine who has always protected his fellow soldiers. But when he loses his handler and best friend, Kyle, Max is traumatized and unable to remain in the service.

He is sent home to America, where the only human he connects with is Justin, and he is soon adopted by Kyle's family, essentially saving his life. At first Justin has no interest in taking care of his late brother's troubled dog. However, the two learn to trust each other, which helps the four-legged veteran become his heroic self once more. As the pair start to unravel the mystery of what really happened to Kyle, they find more excitement—and danger—than they bargained for. But they might also find an unlikely new best friend—in each other.

Don't miss the top-rated and multi-month-bestselling tale of Max, dog hero.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062420398
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/09/2015
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
37,842
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
NC740L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jennifer Li Shotz is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine., about the coolest war dog ever. Among other things, Jen has written about sugar addiction, stinky shoes, and sports-related concussions. A Los Angeles native, she graduated from Vassar and has an MFA in nonfiction from Columbia. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, where she is campaigning hard to get a rescued pup. For the occasional tweet, follow her @jenshotz.

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Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine. 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 54 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thought it was a heart warming and amazing book, could not put it down. But that's just my thoughts.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought this was probably the best book i have ever read! I rushed through the book so i could watch the movie. But realy, i kind of liked the book better.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is so great
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
BEST BOOK OF ALL TIME
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a great movie and book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the movie it was awesome you guys need to watch it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story - #1 forever
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book, and want to buy so bad!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have not seen the movie or read the book yet so dont spoil it. I can tell by the reviews that its a great movie and book.
Anonymous 10 months ago
The movie is thee bomb! I cannot wait for ya'll to read thy awesome book in thy hands that thy have bought thyselves. (You can tell that I like to use"thy" to describe others)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book this is the best book ever i love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like the movie way bettter the book is not the same watch:/
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is the best book to be made.
Bookworm1951 More than 1 year ago
Great story about relationships, acceptance and forgiveness. Heartwarming but still with lots of tense, action packed moments. Although this book is listed as appropriate for ages 9-12, it is one that can be enjoyed by adults as well. Just keep in mind that the story is being told through the eyes of a young teenager. A must read for animal lovers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed reading this story. I cried at parts of it. I'm wanting to know more about dogs in military service after reading this story.
Anonymous 3 months ago
Whooo is behind yyooooouuu?...
Anonymous 6 months ago
Kiss your hand and post this on 3 other books and look under your pillow
Anonymous 7 months ago
Hu who what where how
Anonymous 9 months ago
I even have the movie
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book beacause it is fun to read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So Sad It made me cry. A dog who loses his owner/friend must feel like He/She has lost everything if they make a ckose bond with each other
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book , its sad at the same time , fantastic
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago